This 42 page paper prepared by our Research & Diligence team covers, in brief, the essential features of the hedge fund landscape. We discuss the key reasons for investing in hedge funds and evaluate the types of strategies employed, including long/short equity, relative value, event-driven strategies, credit, managed futures, and multi-strategy funds that make use of combinations of strategies to seek excess returns across a spectrum of market conditions.
The Alternative Investments Compendium provides a current snapshot and the historical progression of key information that is essential for understanding these markets. This data includes returns, fundraising volume, dry powder, deal volume, valuation multiples, asset flows, and market volatility.
This 35-page whitepaper from iCapital’s Origination & Diligence team provides a comprehensive overview of the private equity asset class, covering structure, mechanics, core strategies, how PE managers create value and how to evaluate a private equity opportunity.
Growth equity is often described as the private investment strategy occupying the middle ground between venture capital and traditional leveraged buyout strategies. While this may be true, the strategy has evolved into more than just an intermediate private investing approach.
While both PE and VC funds make investments primarily in private companies, the types of businesses in which they invest, how they invest, the level of risk involved, and the
Private equity can be a valuable addition to a well diversified portfolio, but may not be appropriate for all investors; learn which five questions you should ask before making a private equity investment.